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===POP mail server===
 
===POP mail server===
  
'''Now''':
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'''POP hostname/port:'''      
  
  POP mail server:      pop3.nikhef.nl
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  host      pop3.nikhef.nl, pop3s.nikhef.nl
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port      995
  
'''After''' migration mail folders to new Cyrus POP server:
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'''Thunderbird:'''
  
  POP mail server:          pop3s.nikhef.nl
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  POP mail server:          pop3.nikhef.nl
 
  Connection Security:      SSL/TLS  (port 995)
 
  Connection Security:      SSL/TLS  (port 995)
 
  Use secure authentication: No
 
  Use secure authentication: No
 
Note: '''pop3s''' instead of '''pop3''' makes the difference between old and new IMAP servers.
 
When the mail upgrade is completely finished both '''pop3''' and '''pop3s''' can be used.
 
  
 
===Outgoing mail server===
 
===Outgoing mail server===

Revision as of 15:28, 25 March 2010

Mozilla Thunderbird

Tips and trick for the Mozilla Thunderbird mail client.

Horde webmail

Tips and trick for the Horde webmail mail client.


IMAP Mail server

IMAP hostname/port:

host: imap.nikhef.nl, imaps.nikhef.nl
port: 993

Thunderbird:

Tools->Account Settings->Server Settings
IMAP mail server:       imap.nikhef.nl
Connection Security:    SSL/TLS  (port 993)
Go to: Advanced:
IMAP server directory:  make it empty


PINE:

Note: We are solving some certificate issues, for now use (al)pine on login2.nikhef.nl

Modify the file ~/.pinerc in your home directory accordingly to connect PINE to the imap server:

inbox-path={imap.nikhef.nl/ssl}inbox
folder-collections={imap.nikhef.nl/ssl}[]
default-fcc={imap.nikhef.nl/ssl}sent-mail

POP mail server

POP hostname/port:

host      pop3.nikhef.nl, pop3s.nikhef.nl
port      995

Thunderbird:

POP mail server:           pop3.nikhef.nl
Connection Security:       SSL/TLS  (port 995)
Use secure authentication: No

Outgoing mail server

Now

Intern nikhef.nl domain:
Server name:               smtp.nikhef.nl
Connection Security:       none (port 25)
Use name and password:     No
Use secure authentication: No
Extern nikhef.nl domain:
Server name:               smtps.nikhef.nl
Connection Security:       SSL/TLS (port 465)
Use name and password:     Yes (in case you want to send mail via nikhef.nl if you are outside nikhef.nl)
User name:                 your Nikhef account name
Use secure authentication: No

After (start date Wednesday February 3rd)

Server name:               mail.nikhef.nl (also: smtp.nikhef.nl, smtps.nikhef.nl)
Recommended for intern and extern nikhef.nl domain:
Connection Security:       SSL/TLS (port 465)
Use name and password:     Yes
User name:                 your Nikhef account name
Use secure authentication: No
Intern nikhef.nl domain:
Connection Security:       none (port 25)
Use name and password:     No
Use secure authentication: No